University of Plymouth
Region: Northern Europe
Country/Region: United Kingdom
Found Year:
Address: Drake Circus
Introduction

The University of Plymouth is a modern, dynamic higher education institution, renowned for its high quality, internationally-leading education, research and innovation. Enterprising and practical in its outlook, almost two thirds of its research was rated ‘world leading’ or of ‘international quality’ in the most recent Research Excellence Framework, and it has world-renowned expertise in areas such as marine science and engineering, medicine, earth sciences and sustainability. The university has a proud track record for research-informed teaching, and ensures that its students have the opportunity to develop valuable skills and experience as part of their academic journey. The institution’s long-standing connections with business and industry serve to create placements, internships and employment for both students and graduates. Rated in the top 25 universities in the 2018 Whatuni Student Choice Awards, Plymouth now has over 139,000 alumni in more than 135 countries. Its location, in the heart of an historic maritime city, but also close to the stunning beaches of Cornwall and the epic landscapes of Dartmoor, ensures that it has both urban attractions and rural charm on its doorstep. Mission Statement The University’s mission is to advance knowledge and transform lives. It is renowned for high quality, internationally-leading education, research and innovation. We make a positive difference to people’s lives. With a truly global outlook, we are an inclusive and inspiring university community. Our students are our partners on their journey of discovery.

Academic Ranking of World Universities
501-600
Academic Ranking of World Universities
The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) is recognized as the precursor of global university rankings and the most trustworthy one. ARWU presents the world's top 1000 research universities annually based on transparent methodology and objective third-party data.
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2017
801-900
2018
501-600
2019
501-600
2020
501-600
2021
Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Marine/Ocean Engineering
20
Oceanography
39
Geography
101-150
Earth Sciences
151-200
Environmental Science & Engineering
151-200
Nursing
151-200
Political Sciences
151-200
Hospitality & Tourism Management
151-200
Key Statistics
18055
Total Enrollment
1790(9.9%)
International Students
16265
Undergraduate Enrollment
1335(8.2%)
International Students
1790
Graduate Enrollment
455(25.4%)
International Students